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Sacred Heart University Online

Sacred Heart University Online was founded in Fairfield, Connecticut in 1963 and is now the second-largest Catholic university in New England. Offering a quality, affordable and convenient way to earn a degree online, it is also ranked among America’s best colleges in the North, among the top master’s colleges and most recently among the Top 10 for Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report.

Experience Sacred Heart’s signature humanistic core principles and degree programs based on interactive personal attention, small classes, and rigorous academics offering students a unique life platform for career advancement and personal fulfillment. Our commitment to educational excellence is reflected in our distinguished full-time faculty, over 80% of whom hold the highest degrees in their fields.

Quick Facts


School Name

Sacred Heart University

City

Fairfield

State

Connecticut

General Information

Institutional Control:

Private

Year Founded:

1963

Religious Affiliation:

Roman Catholic

Academic Calendar:

Semester

Accreditation:

Sacred Heart University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), one of six regional associations in the United States that accredit schools and colleges. In addition, the John F. Welch College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB-International), and our Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Awards:

The University is pleased to have been named one of the top universities in the North and among the Top 10 for Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report (2014). They are also ranked among the best online programs for bachelor’s as well as graduate nursing programs in the 2014 edition of America’s Best Colleges. The Princeton Review includes Sacred Heart among the Best 378 Colleges.

Master of Science in Applied Psychology
Sacred Heart University offers an online Master of Science in Applied Psychology prepares its students to be a change agent; to stand out for good. Customize your Sacred Heart Master of Applied Psychology (MSAP) to an Industrial and Organizational or Community Psychology specialization to take your career to the next level. Built on the foundation of a research-driven core curriculum, the Sacred Heart University MSAP program offers a general track as well as two career-oriented concentrations to match your interests and professional goals.

****Currently not accepting applications for this program from Maryland residents.**


Master’s in Nursing
Sacred Heart University's Master of Science in Nursing program offers three impactful specializations. Whether you choose Clinical Nurse Leader, Patient Care Services Administration, or Nursing Education as your specialization, you will be prepared not only to advance your career but to advance the nursing profession as an agent of change.

Specializations:


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